After several pandemic pivots and herd immunity on the horizon, local movie theaters and film programs are returning to business not-quite-as-usual.
Is Breaking Bad as good as we remember?
Seven years after the show’s finale, a rewatch reveals both problems and growth.
Fall TV: Our recommendations (and whatever the opposite of recommendations are)
Zombies, suburban bureaucrats, sexually deviant judges, and more of what we are and specifically are not excited about this season
AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire is appealingly Mad Men-ish
AMC sure loves a period drama.
Hair gets back to its roots
American Theater Company revitalizes Hair, the 1967 “American tribal love-rock musical.”
Reader’s Agenda Sun 4/13: Distilleries, Mad Men, and Dump
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, April 13
Better off dead than at Terminus: A Walking Dead recap
Season four was the show’s best yet.
Reader’s Agenda Wed 2/12: Reggie & the Full Effect, Breaking Bad Trivia Night, and “I Saw You”
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, February 12
True Detective is criminally great
HBO’s new series is not a typical crime show (not that you’d care if it were).
Breaking Bad engages warp drive
Two Reader staffers discuss the return of Breaking Bad.
There’s no place like (stinky, claustrophobic, repellent) home
The personalities on Small Town Security are huge. And kind of stinky.
Small Town Security: Claustrophobic, visually repellent, and really good
I don’t want to live with them, but I want to hang out every now and then.
Sonny versus Carlo, 40 years later
The fight scene between Sonny and Carlo in The Godfather keeps on amazing
Public service announcement: blood
Where’s all this blood coming from?
Old Town’s Piper’s Alley screens last shows tonight
The AMC-Loews Piper’s Alley movie theater in Old Town will close its doors tonight after one final evening of screenings, set to include Cedar Rapids, I Am, The Conspirator, and Jane Eyre. Word spread via Twitter this morning, and was first reported by Chicagoist, which expounded upon the theater’s closing.